The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), the national bird of the USA, is the only eagle unique to North America. The bald eagle’s scientific name signifies a sea (halo) eagle (aeetos) with a white (leukos) head. At one time, the word “bald” meant “white,” not hairless. Bald eagles are found throughout most of North America, from Alaska and Canada to northern Mexico.

This rather damp one is at The Falconry Centre – Hagley, West Midlands, UK

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Comments

  • quiltmaker
    quiltmakerabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you very much for featuring this picture

    – Yampimon

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorabout 2 years ago

    Intense capture Yampi!! :)

  • Thanks Keith

    – Yampimon

  • owlspook
    owlspookabout 2 years ago

    fantastic shot, Yampi! (big smile)

  • Thanks owlie, those eyes are amazing

    – Yampimon

  • owlspook
    owlspookabout 2 years ago

    did you know owls are often referred to as “night eagles” ? and I oh so agree … they are very human looking eyes aren’t they (smile)

  • I didn’t know that, it’s a good name, thanks for the info

    – Yampimon

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 2 years ago


    September 16th, 2012
    See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
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    Mary

  • Thank you very much for featuring my Eagle picture Mary

    – Yampimon

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMabout 2 years ago

    fantastic pic, just gorgeous.

  • Thanks Lisa

    – Yampimon

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations! Your December 18, 2012 feature in The Best of Red Bubble places this image among the best of the best. Please visit the forum post to see the other featured artworks.

  • Thank you very much for featuring my Eagle picture

    – Yampimon

  • Nicole  Markmann Nelson
    Nicole Markma...almost 2 years ago

    Fantastic shot,such great capture!

  • Thank you very much

    – Yampimon

  • trueblvr
    trueblvralmost 2 years ago

    Speechless

  • Thank you very much

    – Yampimon

  • EdsMum
    EdsMum7 months ago

    Congratulations – 25th March, 2014 – Shirley

    Comments HERE

  • Thank you very much Shirley

    – Yampimon

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